Vermen arkkitehtuuria ja ekologiaa

Translated title of the contribution: Verme's architecture and ecology

Hannu Heikkinen, Stephen Kemmis

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The induction of new teachers occurs through special kinds of 'practices' which are formed in particular 'practice architectures' that make them possible, and in particular 'ecologies of practice' which connect them with other practices (like teaching and learning). Using the theory of practice architectures, this chapter outlines some of the different ways that practices of teacher induction in Finland, Sweden, Estonia and Norway have been constructed. These different practices inhabit different places in semantic space, in material space-time, and in social space. In each of these dimensions, different practices of teacher induction rely on different kinds of cultural-discursive, material-economic and social-political arrangements. Using the theory of ecologies of practices, the chapter shows how different practices of teacher induction are in ecological relationships ' like relationships of interdependence ' with other practices like teaching, leading and professional learning.
Translated title of the contributionVerme's architecture and ecology
Original languageFinnish
Title of host publicationOsaaminen jakoon
EditorsHannu L. T. Heikkinen, Hannu Jokinen, Ilona Markkanen, Päivi Tynjälä
Place of PublicationJynväskylä, Finland
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)9789524515658
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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